Feature on Poetess Denise N. Fyffe, Jamaican author and poet

Denise N. Fyffe, writer, poet, trainer, e-learning specialist and counselor. Denise has a myriad of talents and abilities; however, her one constant passion is writing. As a Jamaican poet, her focus has always been on giving a voice to the human condition and being a constant and ever present witness; a ‘penman’ to all the … Continue reading Feature on Poetess Denise N. Fyffe, Jamaican author and poet

Jamaican Writers: Feature on Louise Bennett, Ms. Lou

Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley or Miss Lou, OM, OJ, MBE (7 September 1919 – 26 July 2006), was a Jamaican poet, folklorist, writer, and educator. Writing and performing her poems in what was known as Jamaican Patois or Creole, she was instrumental in having this "dialect" of the people given literary recognition in its own right … Continue reading Jamaican Writers: Feature on Louise Bennett, Ms. Lou

Jamaican Writers: A Chat with Louise Bennett (1992)

INTERVIEW: A Chat with Louise Bennett (1992) Caribbean Writer Volume 12 - Lilieth Lejo Bailey Louise Bennett, a Jamaican folk poet and performer, has been instrumental in giving "voice" to the intellectual and cultural identities of the Jamaican peasantry. In using her art to record the life of ordinary Jamaicans, Louse Bennett has been recognized … Continue reading Jamaican Writers: A Chat with Louise Bennett (1992)